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The ferrous structure of this reading room—a spine of slender, cast-iron Ionic columns dividing the space into twin aisles and supporting openwork iron arches that carry barrel vaults of plaster reinforced by iron mesh—has always been revered by Modernists for its introduction of high technology into a monumental building. from wiki

This is the Henri Labrouste reading room at Sainte-Genevieve Library and this is Paris!


i was drawn to the metal workers souk by the chime as artisans shape and incise sheets of brass with mallets and chisels, each piece of metal having its own pitch. this is the center of the brass trade for all of Morocco. this is the source!

and this is morocco!